Reminder - Morneau Shepell (MSI) Goes Ex-Dividend Soon

On 9/26/14, Morneau Shepell Inc (TSX: MSI.TO) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.065, payable on 10/15/14. As a percentage of MSI's recent stock price of $15.86, this dividend works out to approximately 0.41%.

Below is a dividend history chart for MSI, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent $0.065 declared by Morneau Shepell Inc:

MSI+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MSI is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.92% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MSI shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Morneau Shepell Inc 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MSI's low point in its 52 week range is $13.15 per share, with $17.40 as the 52 week high point — that compares with a last trade of $15.86.

In Wednesday trading, Morneau Shepell Inc shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.

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